Off the Ground Circus Arts

Why book Off the Ground Circus Arts?

Off the Ground is an explosive acrobatic duo, performing dynamic partner balancing and acrobatic dance. Available for stage shows as well as ambient entertainment. Off the Ground also offers aerial acrobatics, juggling, stilt-walkers, fire performance, and more. Let us help you make your next event spectacular!




AMAZING! seriously amazing.

These guys are incredible. Hired them for a Halloween event and they were super on point - even way better than we had expected. Amazing performances, personalities, and costumes. Don't think twice about hiring them!

Priced Fairly
Reviewer: Rachel
Organization: Harvard University
Event: Halloween Party in Cambridge, MA
Event Date: Oct 27, 2012
Hired As: Balancing Act, Acrobat, Juggler, Stilt Walker

Review by Brian W.

Some of the most amazing acrobatics I have ever seen. Truly inspiring to watch.

Reviewer: Brian W.
Event: Wedding Reception in Boston, MA
Event Date: May 16, 2010

Review by Rob C.

These two are amazing; the diversity of their talents is truly astounding!

Reviewer: Rob C.
Event: Wedding Reception in Somerville, MA
Event Date: Jun 13, 2010

Booking Info

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  • Insurance:
  • Languages: English

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Off the Ground Circus Arts


Ellen and Roger began working together in 2008. Following their marriage in 2010, they founded Off the Ground to serve as a hub for their performance and teaching careers.

What we offer:

Off the Ground offers a variety of acts, including hand-to-hand partner acrobatics, solo and duo aerial performance, contact and toss juggling, and fire arts. We provide a range of entertainment options from single acts to full-length shows, as well as roving performers to add atmosphere to your event.

Looking to create a bigger spectacle? Let us draw from our pool of talented colleagues to design an entertainment package that will wow your guests and transform your event into something truly unforgettable.

Off the Ground also offers instruction in a number of circus arts. Learn partner balancing, aerial acrobatics, handstands, and more - contact us for details!

The team providing the talent:

Ellen Waylonis May

Performer, Booking

Roger May

Performer, Booking

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Off the Ground Circus Arts to find out what their setup requirements are.

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